In the Queen’s speech this morning power crazed Elizabeth Windsor announced that her Government – her fucking Government – would introduce a new mass workfare scheme for those under 21.
She also claimed that new measures would lead to full employment, but what she really means is that people will be forced to work for the pittance of benefits. Who’d have thought it? The Queen of fucking England demanding her subjects labour full time for barely enough money to even eat. Nothing changes, unless we make it change.
What she probably doesn’t know, although David Cameron does, is that workfare schemes are on the brink of collapse. Most decent charities don’t want to be involved with workfare anymore after realising the horrifying impact of benefit sanctions inflicted on those who don’t want to work for free. According to the latest Labour Market Statistics there were less people on unpaid work…
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